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    LGBT+ Educators Awards 2019

    The LGBT+ Educators Awards 2019 ceremony takes place on Saturday 30 November at NEU LGBT+ Conference in Blackpool.

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    Lesbian visibility day is important for all educators

    On 26 April Lesbian visibility day, an international awareness day celebrating the contribution of lesbians to society, educators of all sexualities across disciplines and in all educational settings, have an opportunity to celebrate this day to advance equality in their community. 

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    LGBT+ Rights

    Commenting on the passing of an urgency motion on LGBT+ rights at the Annual Conference of the National Education Union, Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “It is crucial that every young person can feel happy and safe at school but too many LGBT+ young people still don't feel they can be themselves at school.

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    Sexual orientation harassment

    Who is protected from harassment on grounds of sexual orientation, and the first steps you should take if you think you have been harassed at work.

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    Sexual orientation discrimination

    Who is protected from sexual orientation discrimination, and the first steps you should take if you think you have been discriminated against at work.

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    LGBT+ events

    The NEU organises LGBT+ events and activities across the country. The union’s presence at Pride events sends out a message of solidarity to all LGBT+ educators and students.

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    Gender Recognition Act: why it needs to change

    The Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA) governs how trans people can have their identity legally recognised. This was at the time a big step forward – but it’s now really out of date.

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    Trans educators toolkit

    The NEU Trans Equality Toolkit provides information for education staff on transitioning in school/college.